Blame is so uncool. So wrong. So bad. So unprofessional un-spiritual unhealthy undeserved. BUT – take care – unhealed blame can ferment into toxic shame. This post is an invitation to process the blame that lives in you (that you may even hide from yourself) so you can set yourself free from self-abandonment and emotional … More How to heal inner blame. #trauma #CPTSD #codependency #teatime #PeteWalker
The more I learn about tears (especially those of compassion for others and/ or self-compassion), the more magical they feel to me. But when I stop and think about it, it’s actually quite logical. We are feeling-beings. And when feelings get stuck, we humans tend to either explode or atrophy – simply because the feelings … More Stop Damming It. Tears can magically transmute trauma. 11 reasons we hold them back. (Codependency, CPTSD, CPTSR)
Your degree of Joy-flow is directly correlated with your degree of Trauma-flow. Where grief is STUCK, Joy is lodged right behind. Joy is the very nature of your being, and like a volcano, it’s got energy and power behind it. So any lengthy stuck-ness is going to cause discomfort. It’s a signal for you to … More Trauma – the Missing Peace (Tea Time, Codependency, CPTSD, CPTSR)
This message was recorded in response to a beautiful and caring woman who left a very long term abusive relationship only to land in another one – and who, today, finally broke through her old rules – to shed tears for her own experience. Our Joy-Based Living E-book offers a foundation of lifelong practices that … More Launching TEA TIME! Victimized to Victorious! (codependency, CPTSD/CPTSR)
(click to enlarge) Every single day, it seems, I receive a very personal message from someone who is working through and breaking through some really deep stuff. While this thrills me to no end, I know there are so many others who are facing the same experiences, and this is inspiring me to launch a … More TEA TIME coming soon!
You are so worthy of your own healing… you are so worthy of waking up to your own peace and joy. Trauma is one tough topic but I believe it can be a powerful gateway to deep and lasting healing. You are so very worth it. Good on ya! Much love, HappyD! ps. Thank you, … More 3 questions to ask yourself to determine the severity of your post traumatic stress
Soon after posting the last post (advice for walking through Pete Walker’s Books – CPTSD and Tao of Fully Feeling), a client sent this collage to me. KUDOS to her! I’m sharing it with permission. May you feel inspired. May you be set free. #artasmeditation #artastransformation #artheals Click to enlarge. Title: note to broken record superego … More Note to broken record superego introject inner critic (cptsd/ cptsr/ healing) Secret Garden Police Academy Forrest Gump
This letter started out as an essay from the perspective of someone who suffers with severe codependency issues. Someone who’s been targeted by a narcissist (aka co-narcissist) typically suffers with severe codependency issues. I want to acknowledge that up front so that you can easily recognize such a person – and thereby increase your ability to … More Dear Friend, Your advice was great – but there’s a tyrant in my brain (codependency/ CPTSD/ CPTSR/ emotional abuse)